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In knife manufacture, ebony is used to make handles. Even in the ancient world, the dark wood, mainly harvested in India and Indonesia, has been seen as the epitome of fine wood.

Edge Retention

Edge retention describes the resistance of a blades edge against being dulled by chemical, mechanical and thermal influences. It expresses how long the blade remains sharp under certain...


Elforyn was developed as a substitute for ivory with a high mineral content. It bears a close resemblance to the original material, not just visually but in its technical and processing properties.


Elmax is a Swedish powder-metallurgical steel of top-grade quality. It has an impeccable international reputation and is used successfully by manufacturers like LionSteel.